Tag Archives: paranoia

We need a lot more awareness about narcissism and psychopathy.

Elizabeth Mika is one of the 27 mental health professionals who contributed to the  bestselling book,  The Dangerous Case of Donald Trump.   She is a psychologist who writes about narcissism, psychopathy and authoritarianism (specifically Donald Trump’s authoritarianism) on her Medium … Continue reading

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Gang-stalking: is it real or just a conspiracy theory?

I’ve been seeing a lot lately about a phenomenon called gang-stalking (sometimes referred to as “community terrorism”).   Gang-stalking means one person is targeted by Dark Triad people (psychopaths, sociopaths and malignant narcissists and their flying monkeys, most who don’t … Continue reading

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My stupid ego stands in the way of empathy.

There’s been something on my mind that’s been bothering me a lot, but I’ve hesitated posting about it because it makes me sound like a terrible person.  But I’ve always aimed to be honest on this blog, so I’m not … Continue reading

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Regression.

This is what’s going on with me now.    Comments are disabled here; please leave comments under the original post.

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No, you’re NOT being judged and watched constantly.

Lenora Thompson, who writes a blog for Psychcentral, wrote this post that I’d like to share.    I think most of us who were narcissistic abuse victims are hypervigilant and even paranoid–always looking over our shoulder for the next attack. … Continue reading

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It isn’t all about me.

What I’m learning is that everything isn’t always about me. I used to always assume people were obsessing in a negative way about me and would interpret, say, a neutral expression or a lukewarm greeting as “that person must be … Continue reading

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When does a narcissist cross the point of no return?

This question came up on the forums I’ve been active on. I think this question has fascinating implications but may never be answered with any degree of certainty. Where the point of no return (the point at which a narc … Continue reading

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My son didn’t escape unscathed.

This is not a photo of my son, but it looks a little like him. My 23 year old son was scapegoated and bullied by his father when he was a child and teen (which I’ve written about before). As … Continue reading

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So what the hell IS malignant narcissism anyway?

The term “malignant narcissism” seems to be everywhere these days, especially on the Internet. But what exactly makes it different from “normal” narcissism? Here’s a very good definition of how it differs from garden-variety NPD. I had no idea the … Continue reading

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My annoying narcissist roommate’s latest tricks.

Just a little update about my annoying, narcissistic roommate. It’s getting very difficult for me to hide my increasing annoyance with her. I don’t want to be unkind because she acts so needy but she invades boundaries and whines constantly … Continue reading

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